Source: The Examiner
Source: Broadway World
TEDxSkidRow is a sponsored project of Street Symphony, a not-for-profit focused on the use of music as medicine for the mentally ill, homeless, incarcerated, veterans suffering with PTSD and children moving through the juvenile hall system.
TEDxSkidRow2013, "Mirroring Los Angeles", co-hosted by the 24th Street Theatre and Street Symphony, aims to celebrate the passion, drive and brilliance of activists within our own community. These Social Warriors mobilize communities, serving as wellsprings of advocacy and transformation. Our embedded activists challenge and redress social issues within our own city knowing that we can best enact our vision for global change most effectively in our local setting FIRST.